The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 23 14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton - 7.00% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 14.58% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Median salary - £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13 48 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 14.13% 48.00% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 47 8
Median salary £26,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £16,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,200 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Taunton

Linux
Salary Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Taunton.

Salary trend for Linux in Taunton